High employment rates and beautiful settings have millennials flocking to these top cities.
Salt Lake City, Utah
With a median home price of $233,000 and a job growth rate of 2.4 percent, Salt Lake City, Utah has become a desirable place for aspiring young professionals.
Millennials make up 24.1 percent of the total population of Seattle. It’s busy nightlife scene and median income of $67,000 makes it an ideal hot spot for young professionals who also desire great entertainment.
Austin is booming right now. The job growth rate is at 4.2 percent, and it was recently listed as one of the top sprawling cities in the United States. Top companies continue to move to Austin. Dell, Apple and Google’s move there quickly gave it the nickname “Silicon Hills.”
With 14 percent of the total population between the ages of 25 and 34, it’s easy to see how Charlotte, North Carolina is quickly becoming a thriving place for young adults. The draw of millennials has many companies relocating to Charlotte in hopes of hiring young, talented employees.
In recent years Dallas has seen a steady job growth rate of 3.9 percent and a median home price of just $175,000. The big city has plenty of shopping malls and attractions to keep the young at heart busy. Many places are quickly accessible by train or a brisk walk down Katy Trail. Neighboring cities also provide extremely affordable housing for those looking to commute.